"[Ivan] Gonzalez started at Vintage with a 2.0 grade-point average. This semester, he earned his first 4.0 and was honored by the school as Crusher of the Month. Gonzalez believes students of his skin color and background are often underestimated — they aren’t expected to succeed academically. “You don’t really see the Mexican as one of those 4.0 students..." --via Napa Valley Register
Since 2012, the Legacy Youth Project (LYP) is an Ethnic Studies and social justice leadership program committed to the healing, transformation, and liberation of Napa Valley youth. Through our Heartwork Pedagogy, we cultivate humanizing opportunities for our scholar warriors to lead, rejoice, and thrive.
The LEGACY Youth Project is a program fiscally sponsored by the Napa Valley Education Foundation (NVEF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. NVEF is a non-profit corporation organized under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law (Tax ID #68-0005743).